Life Lessons of Stoicism from Philosopher Marcus Aurelius.
In a world world full of challenges , setbacks and obstacles , Where time to challenging more than ever.
Now is the time for to Rise up. and become the best person of yourself
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Everything we need to know to live a great life was written 2,000+ years ago by a Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.
At night, by candlelight, in his tent on the battlefront…Marcus Aurelius wrote in his journal. Did he write about power? About expanding his kingdom? About ruling vast armies?
Marcus Aurelius was Roman emperor born in 121 in Rome ,Italy. He was influenced by Epictetus Zeno of Citium and many more.
Marcus Aurelius was best known for his meditations on stoic Philosophy.
Marcus Aurelius wrote reminders to himself about being a good person, about caring for others, about his duty as a moral human being.
He wrote about how to be Stoic.
Marcus Aurelius wrote – ” When you arise in the morning think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive to breathe, to think, to enjoy and to love”
This journal was meant only for himself. It was not meant for publication. But somehow…it survived the ages and is known today as Meditations.
It teaches us all the life lessons we need to know to live a happy life. The power of stoic philosophy helps us to remain calm and centered in
any situations. Stoic principle helps you to cultivate a sense of inner peace and resilience ,even i face of adversity.
Ten Life Lessons of Stoicism from Philosopher Marcus Aurelius
1) Accept your fate …
“To welcome with affection what is sent by fate.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
2) You can choose not to feel harmed by the circumstances of your life …
“Choose not to be harmed — and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed — and you haven’t been.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
3) Don’t worry about what others think of you …
“The tranquility that comes when you stop caring what they say. Or think, or do. Only what you do.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
4) Never give up. Stand strong …
“To be like the rock that waves keep crashing over. It stands unmoved and the raging of the sea falls still around it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
5) Be unselfish …
“To move from one unselfish action to another with God in mind. Only there, delight and stillness.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
6) Actions speak louder than words …
“Stop talking about what a good man is like, and just be one.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
7) You’re stronger than you give yourself credit for…
“It’s time you realize that you have something in you more powerful and miraculous than the things that affect you and make you dance like a puppet.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
8) Make your high character painfully obvious …
“A straightforward, honest person should be like someone who stinks: when you’re in the same room with him, you know it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
9) Our duty is to help others …
“Humans were made to help others. And when we do help others — or help them do something — we’re doing what we were designed for. We perform our function. “ ~ Marcus Aurelius
10) Be present …
“Give yourself a gift: the present moment.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
Bonus — Our obstacles are opportunities …
“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
Drop the self-help books. Put down the personal development books.
Pick up Meditations by Marcus Aurelius.
You’ll learn everything you need to know to live a great life with peace and self development with Stoic Philosophy.